This Week at the FLEET & Beyond ~ July 25, 2013!
A Brief Compendium of Upcoming Events at the Reuben H Fleet Science Center in Our 40th Anniversary Year!
July 25, 2013
Reuben H Fleet Science Center 40th Anniversary logo
On The Fly: Technology Takes Off logo
Aerodynamics of On the Fly
Preparing the Quadricopter for demo
Swimming polar bear.
Brad Ohlund, Director of Photography
A polar bear mother protects her two 7-month cubs in Svalbard, Norway.
Shooting in glacial waters.
Polar bears on a glacial iceberg.
Polar bear taking a break.
This herd of walruses cools themselves in the Rankin Inlet of Baffin Island, Canada.
A polar bear roams in search of its next meal in Churchill, Canada.
This polar bear skates on thin ice in Svalbard, Norway.
This polar bear mother is focused on protecting her two cubs from the dangers that surround them.
A story of this mother's love and struggle for survival.
This polar bear lays low in Churchill, Canada.
Glaciers like this one in Svalbard, Norway are melting at a rapid pace.
These mountains found in Coldfoot, Alaska have seen drastic changes over the years.
Photo: Shaun MacGillivray
This mother caribou nurtures and protects her newly born calf in Coldfoot, Alaska.
About the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (the Fleet) is home to Southern California's only Giant Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Watch immersive giant-screen films in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater, which reopened in 2012 after extensive renovations. Our theater is extraordinary in many ways. It is the world's first IMAX® Dome Theater, the world's first NanoSeam™ Dome screen in an IMAX theater, and it offers two unique experiences in one space: IMAX films and planetarium shows. The Heikoff Giant Dome Theater boasts a 76-foot tilted Dome screen and a 16,000-watt digital surround sound system, providing a stunning visual and audio experience. Experience eight galleries of fun, interactive exhibits, including major traveling exhibitions. A hurricane simulator thrills visitors with gusts of wind up to 80 miles per hour. Enjoy sandwiches, salads and healthy treats in Galileo's Café. Find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store. Located at 1875 El Prado, two blocks south of the San Diego Zoo on Park Blvd., the Fleet Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. For information regarding current admission prices, please call (619) 238-1233 or visit our website at www.rhfleet.org.